Gal-dem’s pick of what’s hot and what’s not in look this week



Issa Rae.

Going up


Bright lips Brb, justified saw the latest Issa Rae x CoverGirl campaign, so we’ll be at Boots grabbing every lipstick camouflage in existence.


Bag some beads.

70s-esque beaded bags Part. Your mum or auntie will be reminding you that everything make back in style in the end.

Cycling shorts Very double PE, but they stand us back to a simpler time.

Hair bobbles Time to descend upon your younger siblings’ drawers. See viral model Samirah Raheem for specifics.

Slay in Your Lane Pink A thing, thanks to the clothe of Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené’s book of the same style.

Going down


Bye bye beach fashion. Photograph: ITV/Rex/Shutterstock

Lakeshore fashion Now that Love Island – aka one long ad for Missguided’s respite collection – is over, we’re good and ready to pull out the knits.

The the world of letters C Yo, Kris Jenner. As Kanye would say, “I’ma let you finish”, but Cardi B has lawful coined the best C-turned-K baby name of all time (hiiii, Kulture).

Sham shaving The new ads from Friction Free Shaving and Billie really show women with – shock – body hair. Lastly. Because who shaves improbably smooth skin?

Shellac Upwards. It’s all about the glass nail aka jelly nail (think jelly sandals for your fingertips).

Croc stilettos Who petitioned for this?

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